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Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. we're learning new details in a developing story in san francisco. a round of bullets fired at police during a chase that ended with a violent crash in the western addition. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco. cate, the suspect driver apparently is still on the loose. >> reporter: our sources say the suspected driver was an -- or is an oakland rapper with gang ties. that's according to alameda county court paperwork that our source saw in the car. but pd wouldn't confirm it. they say the investigation is still ongoing. it started as a minor traffic violation and ended in a dramatic collision. >> police are doing their job pulling this person over. the suspect chose to fire at officers and the suspect chose to flee from the scene and create this -- this mess. >> reporter: at 2 a.m., san francisco police department tried to pull over a cadillac for a broken license plate but officers got more than they bargained for. >> the vehicle was pulling over at the area of he feel list and laguna -- of ellis and laguna street. at that time shots w
Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
barbara lives here with the homeowner, a retired san francisco firefighter currently on a trip to utah. this is barbara's sister who told me off camera that barbara and the homeowner were involved in a long happy relationship. >> we are going to pull out all the stops to be sure what we're doing is correct and if this was a homicide that we have the upper hand. >> reporter: now, investigators say it's also possible that what happened here overnight was a suicide. live in castro valley, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> we got some more breaking news this in oakland right now. we're told holy name university's campus is on lockdown at 3500 mountain boulevard in the oakland hills. this is live footage from chopper 5. police tell us that someone called in to say they saw a person possibly armed with a weapon on the campus. officers are now searching the school right now. once again chopper 5 overhead showing several police cars over holy names university. right now that campus on complete lockdown. if we learn anything more we'll certainly pass it along but right now holy names unive
Oct 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
and we are thrilled to bring a world series back to san francisco. >> reporter: your best bet is online stubhub, standing room only $375 and the highest prices going for $10,000. now, frank and liz, i told you this morning there was a contest that the giants are going to set up for two free world series tickets. i just looked it up. in order to apply or to get a chance to win you have to romo bomb, you have to insert a creative one of our own photos and tweet it with the hashtag romo bomb until tonight. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> okay. >>> for everything giants including a game recap and tweets and how you can get some of that fan gear that cate talked about, go to game one tonight night at 5 p.m. at tony tantillo park. the other big question will the rain get in the way of the game? >> it was fun. how about the weather? >> it was wet at the end of the game yesterday. we're not done with it yet. look at the clouds off the coast. expected to see more stormy weather sweeping onshore. let's time it out. rain developing overnight. more showers tomorrow morning and by 5:00 at game t
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm PDT
'm michelle griego. if you like lots of things to do, then san francisco is the place for you this weekend. but if you don't like traffic and congestion, you may just want to steer clear. elizabeth wenger joins us with all that's happening around town. >> reporter: hey, good afternoon. that's right. and we're here at america's cup village with a bunch of tents set up by marina green. if you are a sailor, this is the place to be as well as if you're a bluegrass music love or an italian food lover and, of course, one of the biggest draws is going to be fleet week going on this weekend. yes, there is a little bit of something for everyone. so we actually got a little head started and we got to hop on board the uss macon island a navy assault ship here for fleet week. you may have seen it docked in the bay. it's offering tours this weekend, lots of different aircraft on board. it has a mobile surgical center so it could be called in to help san francisco if there was ever an earthquake or other disaster. >> ships like this responded to hurricane katrina in new orleans and ships like this respo
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT
exactly what that would be here in san francisco, to be determined. mayor lee hopes he will be able to take the mayor of detroit up on that. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> a big question for fans of course is the weather. looking a little ominous right now. we turn to the expert for that lawrence karnow for what we can expect at the ballpark later on tonight. so we're talking a few showers out there. >> we got some showers now. of course we had that rainfall moving through early on but things kind of just popping up now. we are getting a little afternoon heating and here we go. could get interesting as we head in toward the game. we are seeing a few showers hit and miss just like this. this is what we could see pop up toward game time. we are seeing some of those near san pablo, richmond, into the east bay hills but things will settle down more so in the afternoon the high pressure trying to begin to sneak this as the trough begins to slide in. the official forecast for tonight a 20% chance of a wandering shower moving on through. i don't think that it will be a rainout, cool, brisk, temp
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
restaurant right here in san francisco is no more. a fire gutted the structure and made it very difficult for this morning's commute, as well. crews called out to the west portal neighborhood around 4:30 a.m. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has been there all morning and joins us with the very latest. cate. >> reporter: frank, michelle, this is one stubborn fire. i want to show you now crews are still here on scene. they are sort of babysitting this building right here. i'm told also that an arson team is on scene. they are going to be starting their investigation, san francisco fire says the fire could have been accidental. it was a fire that would not quit. firefighters say it started at the popular "squat & gobble" restaurant and made its way to four other businesses. >> he saw the flames and everybody. >> reporter: he and his brother own the restaurant for 10 years. right now his brother is out of town. >> this was a -- the restaurant was his baby. he takes care of everything. he has to do it right. >> reporter: frank had to break the sad news that their restaurant was a complete loss. >
Oct 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
saying that you're fired. >> pelley: and john blackstone in san francisco with the fastest boats on the bay, looking to capture a wave of new fans. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the f.b.i. says it has arrested a young man in a manhattan hotel today as he pushed the buttons to set off what he believed was a massive truck bomb outside the federal reserve bank of new york. what the man didn't know was that his accomplices worked for the f.b.i. the plot unfolded in the heart of lower manhattan, a few blocks from the former world trade center site. the federal reserve bank of new york is vital to the nation's financial system. it is the clearing house for the transactions of the nation's largest banks. and the storage site of vast reserves of gold. senior correspondent john miller has been talking to his source at the f.b.i., and he has details of the plot and the suspect. >> reporter: quazi mohammad nafis came to the u.s. from bangledesh on a student visa to study at southeast missouri state university. he caugh
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
here in san francisco. but the project faces a lot of roadblocks. a lawsuit has been filed to stop the subway entrance plan for union square. it cites a city law that prohibits nonrecreational uses in city parks. that suit wants the station moved or put up for a vote. >>> an oakland high school student's simple idea has turned into a big help for her peers. >> it wasn't even a very big deal for me until i realized how big a deal it was for them. >> the project that has everyone walking a little taller coming up. >> two teams, two comebacks, one great day for bay area baseball. the secret to getting coveted potential championship tickets without breaking your wallet, after the break. >> it has been cloudy and cool but fairly inactive right now. that may all change this afternoon. we'll talk about that next. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't beli
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
&t park. the nfl is expected to announce today if san francisco will host the super bowl in 2016 or 2017. the game if picked will be played at the new stadium and santa clara. i think you're going to like the weather. it's coming up after the break. ,,,,,, >>> good morning, the south bay is getting peppered with accidents and likely because of this. check out this thick fog. traffic is buried. it's jammed up. and you can barely see the traffic because the fog is so thick. we have a number of fog advisories. for several of the bridges, coming across the golden gate and heading across the san francisco, and both directions close the at double fly because of the head on collision. that is traffic. for more on the weather here's more. >>> high pressure building overhead compressing down near the surface. cloudy skies and we're starting out with with that fog. temperatures running in the 50s right now. by the afternoon, that fog's going to lift. mid-80s inland, 60s coast side. next couple l of days the fog goes away. hot temperatures by the middle of the week. ,,,,,,,, . >>> with all due resp
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in concord. san francisco at about 86 degrees. so hot all the way to the coastline. we do have some big changes coming our way, some much cooler weather, also. we'll have more on that coming up. back to you. >> thank you. >>> the east contra costa fire district has received a federal grant to rehire laid off firefighters and hire even more. the grant is worth nearly $8 million. the district plans to fill 15 firefighting positions that it eliminated over the summer and hire 12 more. the fire chief is searching for qualified applicants and three fire stations that had to close will reopen. >>> the san rafael city council has approved a stronger smoking ordinance. it will ban smoking in all duplexes and multi-family residential units including indoor and outdoor common areas on those properties. there will be an allowance for a designated smoking area if it meets certain criteria. the multiunit properties will have one year to comply with the ordinance. >>> so, how about those oakland as? they are the play-offs for the first time in six years. >> he struck him out! [ applause and cheers ]
Oct 15, 2012 2:05am EDT
tonight in san francisco. >>> can't wait for you to say some of the nhl names, if they ever come back. there is a big college football win for mississippi this weekend. but an even bigger victory for change. >> i love this story. ole miss crowned its first african-american homecoming queen. 50 years ago, courtney roxanne pierson would have been banned from attending the university simply because she is black. a notorious segregation policy, ended when james meredith was admitted in 1962. pierson says her honor couldn't have come at a better time. >> you want to say it is about time. but you also just want to say -- congratulations to her. >> crazy. think about trajectory of things. when they let james meredith in, riots broke out. two people died. injured. decade later, first black homecoming queen. progress comes slowly. at least it comes. >> can't take the smile off her face. >> enjoy the moment. >> monday morning quarterback, courtesy of -- yours truly. >> we'll wrap the highlights and lowlights of sunday's nfl action. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world new
Oct 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
opinion. the san francisco giants are out to an early world series lead, thanks to three home runs from pablo sandoval, got three homers in a world series game. >> the long layoff didn't do any favors. all giants in the end. game two in the best of seven series in san francisco. if i am cheering for one another. my home state. >> mild fan. fair weather. coming up. freedom lost. authorities catch up with a monkey who has been hanging around tampa for years. >> first, a fascinating story, a scientist who says he can prove heaven is real. it's all coming up. ♪ ♪ just keep on living ♪ ♪ how far is heaven? ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare surance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to requ
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
-raising concert in san francisco. >> we're going to go forward, not backwards. that's why i'm running for a second term as president of the united states. >> reporter: vice president joe biden is holed up in a delaware hotel room, engaged in debate prep. while paul ryan got some unexpected debate prep of his own with a reporter from our flint, michigan, affiliate. >> the best thing to help prevent violent crime in the inner cities is to bring opportunities in the inner cities. it's to help people with poverty in the inner cities. to help teach people good discipline, good character. that is civil society. that's what charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. make sure they can realize the value of one another? >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was kind of strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, seeks to mock mitt romney's commitment to eliminate public television. the ad says, quote, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of t
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
she was just 9. >>> this afternoon federal officials will announce nearly $1 billion for san francisco's central subway project. a suit has been filed to stop subway work at union square. >>> the oakland as and giants stay alive in the play-offs with both their series to be decided today. the as had a big walkoff winner in the ninth over the tyingers to win and the giants beat up on the reds. giants games start at 10 a.m. a lot of bars in san francisco might be opening early to catch the game. traffic and weather coming right up. ,,,,,, >>> good morning. let's go towards the bay bridge where the toll plaza is really jammed up. they are cycling through the metering lights slowly. you can see the backup extending well into the macarthur maze. there was a stall just before 7:00. it has now cleared. but that obviously did not help the commute into san francisco. also pretty heavy traffic still northbound 101 an earlier accident near julian has been cleared. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> cloudy skies, sfo, seeing delays of 70 minutes, a chance of a few more showers
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Oct 26, 2012 3:00am PDT
loaf in the next story it is blue skies for san francisco. 2012 world series heating up after thrilling game two in san fransco. giants are up two games to none and dave brigs will be waiting. first he's with the in the stadium with thrilling details of game two. >> yeah, brian. both teams taking the game two two, can three in detroit. and all giants at this point. you may have heard about the prolific combination of cabrera and prince fielder, best combo in baseball has two hits through two games and that's pretty much the series in a nut shell. show you what happened in game two, the game unfolded with one play and no outs and young singles to left field and 30 base had him come home and look out buster posy and they nail fielder at home look at that and looked like posy got him. don't cent him with no outs. and baumgarden who has been disaster for the giants. 7 shut outs. and completely owns the prolific tiger's offense. not a lot of offense on either side of the game. in the sixth or 7th. brandon crawford, bases are loaded and he gets in the double play, and that scores a run to mak
Oct 22, 2012 3:00am PDT
to the world series, it all comes down to tonight for the giants and the cardinals. san francisco's four-run, fourth inning, powered them to a game six win against st. louis. it forces tonight's do-or-die. the winner goes to the world series game seven. who would have thought it's a one-game season, but that's what it's coming down to. fall classic starts wednesday night in st. louis or san francisco. >> and who would have thought the yankees weren't going to be in it. how about that? >> the yankees get swept. >> smoked. >> smoked. the bronx bomber there. didn't want to rub it in. >> i was very disappointed. >> i imagine you are. >>> talk about the one that got away. a group of australian fishermen got quite the catch when a 600-pound black marlin jumped into their boat. the skipper says they were lucky to walk away -- >> look at that. >> -- when the fish's spear-like snout came right at them. >> oh, my goodness. the marlin struggled for a few seconds, then managed to shake itself free and take back off. the marlin is one of the fastest fish on earth. get this it can reach speed of 80 mi
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00am EDT
for example in san francisco we have many taxis that run off of nat gas. cheryl: and the tanks are smaller which i think is interesting. i thought that was an interesting factoid knowledge. there is a company on one of your watch list as well, company that you are recommending and i want to get one more stock out to be viewers, fuel systems solutions. why these two names? >> it plays into that long-haul trucking market. the premier supplier of heavy duty, the big 18 wheeler trucks, they're the big technology and in many cases only technology available for the long-haul trucking market. so we let the proprietary position. they will be the dominant player in the market. fuel systems solutions played sincplaysinto the light to the t more so, already a dominant player in europe and the u.s., we think at that market evolves, it is compelling. cheryl: i think what is interesting is if you look at all the carmakers, honda has actually cornered the market, the u.s. market on having natural gas vehicles. honda is a pretty big name in this space, do you think you have some wheels in this space? >> i
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
. st. louis will play the giants for the national league title starting tomorrow in san francisco. in the american league the new york yankees defeated the baltimore orioles 3-1 in the best of five series on friday. the yankees will play the tigers tonight in new york. >>> a lot of happy family in st. louis. >>> there is more fall out from the lance armstrong doping scandal. the times of london said it may take legal action to recover an estimated $1 million it paid in a libel suit brought by armstrong and pursue him for fraud. armstrong sudden the paper and two journalists over a story about doping allegations. >> armstrong's former manager has left the radioshack nissan team. he's been singled out as the single figure in armstrong's doping program. armstrong's foundation has taken a hit. it's a $5 million charity that raises money to fight cancer but can it survive the scandal? joe, to start with, do you think his charity can survive this given the media impact and size of the scandal? >> yes, i think so. this is one of the rare instances where the charity is bigger than the cel
Oct 1, 2012 2:05am EDT
yesterday. this could be the warmest day of the year in san francisco. seattle is pleasant and dry. >>> little weakake-up call for parents. how much tv do you think your kids are watching? a few hours a day. probably a lot more. researchers say, children between the ages of 8 months and 8 years are exposed to nearly four hours of background television every day. and kids in the poorest families even more. they were exposed to between 5 and 6 hours every day. the solution, the authors of the study recommend turning off the tv at meal and play times. ironically, i let my kids watch a program in the morning before school. and then usually one during dinner because -- >> during dinner. the sacred hour? >> they eat their food. >> they are young. very young actually. >> the only way i can set them to sit at the table and eat. >> they're younger than i mentioned. >>> as long as kids are getting out and exercising and doing home work and all the other things me personally, i watched a ton of cartoons as a kid. and like i said it didn't do me any damage. >> damage, huh. >> far as i know. >>
Oct 22, 2012 2:05am EDT
, seattle to san francisco. thunderstorms from minneapolis, green bay, chicago, st. louis, dallas. >> 80s from dallas to miami. 60s in the northeast. mostly 70s from indianapolis to salt lake city. >>> some incredible video this morning, showing what happens when an unsuspecting pedestrian wanders into the middle of a police chase. >> yes, take a look dash-cam footage. young man in the street as a speeding squad car comes barrelling into him. but get this, amazingly he lands on his feet. and casually walks away. >> unbelievable. lucky for him able to think fast enough. jump on to the hood and avoid serious injury or death. >> yeah. >> that jump. saved his life. >> saved his life. absolutely right. instead of getting pushed down. would have hit his head on the pavement. how it happens. >> almost like cat-like reflexes. i don't know i would have been able to act that way. >> in your mind, going, not good, whatever you are saying. then you think to jump. thank goodness he did. >> gosh, smart thinking. >> lance armstrong spoke out for the first time this weekend since being stripped of all th
Oct 23, 2012 2:35am EDT
to san francisco. off and on showers, upper midwest, great lakes and northeast. >> 60s from boston to new york. 70s from indianapolis to colorado springs. 80s across the south. 50s in the pacific north west. >>> well, the mother and daughter who own a new hampshire riding farm lost 14 horses when their barn burned last month. but now, they're welcoming a survivor. they thought dumbo the cat had been lost, until after the fire they were out looking for the ashes. >> their pig, miss colby seemed to be on a mission. she led them to the woods where they found gumbo, badly burned but alive. home from the hospital and doing just fine thankfully. >> the happy animal story on the overnights. very lucky for dumbo. >>> coming up we will sit down with senior washington editor rick klein to get his take on last night's big debate. >> later, important new recommendations for women. issued new guidelines for pap tests. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. follow the wings. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits a
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Oct 28, 2012 3:00am PDT
in '66. let's show what you happened last night. top two, really all the offense. this san francisco giants team would need. and it came here, a triple from gregger blanco and he might be the mvp in the series, terrific in left field and comes through with another clutch hit there and 1-zip giants. later on in the inning, blanco would trot home on a crawford single and go up two. that ball misplayed like so many others for the tigers team through this three game series. the biggest play of the night came in the fifth, chance of mvp for triple crown winner, miguel cabrera, bases loaded, popped out, to end the threat. and the mvp, and his buddy, prince fielder, 3 hits combined in three world series games. they are lifeless the pitching has been spectacular for the san francisco giants and it was again last night and vogelsong 5 and 2/3 shutout innings and his career took him to venezuela and japan and he's really battled through it all. two time cy young winner tim lincecum, seven outs, no hits, another candidate for the mvp in the series, 2-zip was your final, sergio romo got the stag
Oct 23, 2012 1:40am PDT
inches in the northern rockies. lingering rain from seattle to san francisco. scattered showers around fargo, minneapolis, chicago, and detroit. also, in new york and new england. >> 60s in the northeast. not bad for getting late october. mostly 70s in the midwest. and in the plains. 80s in dallas, miami, and new orleans. >>> 80s. always nice. >> 80s in october. beautiful. >>> well, coming up, the ever-shrinking family home, how cozy is now cool. >> we know about cozy in new york. >>> first forget all the robocalls, political candidates these days are taking what they're calling targeted advertising to a whole new level. why you may get different ads than your neighbors. you're watching "world news now." ♪ advertising man >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up s
Oct 17, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >>> a stunning accident to show you in san francisco bay. an $8 million sailboat flipped over on a training run for the america's cup. the 72-foot catamaran broke apart and most of the pieces were carried past the golden gate bridge and out to sea. none of the 11 crew members were hurt. can't say that about the boat. it was one of two being tested for the america's cup race next year. >> i guess it didn't pass the test, huh? >> sinking doesn't usually. >>> speaking of sinking in baseball, the detroit tigers are now just one win away from the world series. they got off to a good start against the yankees with delmon young's solo home run in the fourth inning. >> and they added a run in the following inning, as well. all the while starting pitcher justin verlander was baffling yankee hilters. he gave up a solo home run in the ninth but that was all for the yankees. detroit wins this one, 2-1. they now lead the series 3-0. >> game four is tonight. game three in the nlcs this afternoon in st. louis. the cardinals and giants tied it. all about justin verlander, maybe we'll see a cardinals/tigers rem
Oct 17, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >>> lastly, don't have road rage. there was this guy, apparently a rich guy in san francisco said i'm going to drive around this construction zone, yeah, that's when he got his beautiful porsche all wrapped up in the cement and had to get stuck causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. >>> this morning on "world news now," town hall tension, the candidates bring in the fire for their second presidential debate. >> the gloves came off as president obama and mitt romney did battle with body language both fighting for the upper hand. it is wednesday, october 17th. >> good wednesday morning, everybody. hump day, i'm rob nelson. >> are we going to do the humpty hump dance. >> later on in the show, you know we always do. >> i'm paula farris. voters and experts were alike were visit vetted by this, booing contest is where we tout this would go. details of the debate as well as what the analysts are saying. first a look at some other stories we're covering for you this half hour. >> yes, indeed. no victory for the captain of this ship, a 72-foot sailboat skippered by an america's cup ch
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am PDT
of what you emphasize. >> last night at a fund-raiser in san francisco, president obama hammered governor romney on his shape shifting. >> a few nights ago, suddenly a guy pretending to be mitt romney stood on a stage next to me and said he's changing his plan. he's just going to pretend it doesn't exist. what $5 trillion tax cut? what was being presented wasn't leadership. that's salesmanship. >> when the storm clouds clear, which romney will voters remember? the bone dry severe conservative or the misty massachusetts moderate? the paradox of the mittens, a multi volume extravaganza continues. john heilemann, what do we make, what do you specifically make, of this politico inside dope that says ann and tagg romney have been instrumental in this recalibrated mitt romney? >> i never want to take exception that anybody mike allen and jim vandehei write but maybe there's a straining to find a more biz zanty explanation than is necessarily the case. to question that ann romney was unhawpe with what was happening to her husband as any reasonable wife would be, given the way he was being portra
Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
sounded an urgent note in his appeal to voter. he told supporters in san francisco they must be almost obsessive in getting out the vote. the president and mitt romney returned to the crucial state of ohio later today to campaign in that critical state. >>> first lady michelle obama is sharing a bit what goes on behind the closed dufrz the white house. in a "nightline" interview she told cynthia mcfadden she steers clear of trying to influence her husband's approximately sees instead sticking to causes like fighting childhood obesity. mrs. obama talked about how comfortable the president is around women. >> this is one of the things i love about barack, he is so used to having strong women in his life. you know, it's odd. i tell him that this is somehow, you know, god keeping his testosterone in check. because really he is surrounded by women. >> the first lady says she no longer has doubts that they're doing what is best for their family and for the country as well. >>> the search for a missing fifth grader near denver is still coming up police looked for jessica ridgeway. vanished on
Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
lead the best-of-five series 2-1. >>> in the national league's only game yesterday. san francisco stayed alive against cincinnati. they won 2-1. the red lead the series, 2-1. and there are games in all four playoff series set for today. so if you are a baseball fan this is your favorite time of year. >> exactly. >> getting done to the nitty-gritty. >> right. this is my favorite time of year. >> really? >> the holidays. it is officially time to start getting ready for the holidays. simply because neiman marcus is out with its over-the-top christmas catalog. who doesn't love that? >> guessing you are a big neiman marcus fan. >> most expensive item, his/hers watches van cleef and arpels, trips to paris, they can be yours for over $1 million. >> oh, that cheap? for those on a budget like most of us can kid a special edition red mcclaren sports car all yours for $354,000. just a paltry sum there. i'll take the watch for christmas, sunny, appreciate that. thank you >> you got it. >>> coming up a common household product is actually starting fires without a spark. tell you what it is and
Oct 16, 2012 2:35am EDT
covered by a foot and a half of snow. two lucky gents there. >>> onto the world series, san francisco giants didn't take long, taking the lead last night against saint lou ills. their first batter, pagan hitting a solo home run, bottom of the first inning. then the giants broke it wide open in the fourth. taking on four more runs. that would prove to be enough. san francisco goes on to win, 7-1. so this series, nlcs, is tied. game three wednesday night in saint lup ilt. louis. game three of the alcs, tonight in detroit, tigers leading that series, 2-0 over the yankees. >>> then there is this, a video that just makes us want to say or even scream "do not try this yourself, please." >> check out this little brain surgeon here. the one dangling that piece of food right in the face of the massive crocodile. now, give him some credit for keeping his head. when he sinks into the mud a precarious situation. eventually the croc gets his food. and this really intelligent dude heads back to the mensa meeting. can you imagine toying with a croc like that. you got to be kidding me. >> he should b
Oct 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
in a san francisco space slapping salon. and you actually took one for the team too. >> i did. they say it is supposed to do wonders for wrinkles, with circulation in your face, you know for $350, if i've remember correctly. expensive stuff. best video of the week. and nick a brave soul, dogged journalist for doing that. all that slapping had nick feeling -- >> poor guy. >> apparently nick likes it rough. had him feeling sleepy. he went to l.a. where he met other tired folks and their tired friend. >> reporter: darcy and charlie are on their way to the park. she yawns. he yawns. because he is feeling what she is feeling. >> you can tell from the sad mood, i will get a lick on the cheek, something look that. >> reporter: when you yawn, your dog yawns. swedish scientists here they are at work just proved that dogs actually empathize. that's why they find human yawns contagious. >> not just yawns, but they also took on the e motie emotion thag usually signifies, sleepiness and tiredness. >> reporter: it works well, 69% of the time. yawning is also contagious between humans and chimpanzees,
Oct 17, 2012 1:40am PDT
destructive earthquake, the one that hit the san francisco bay area 23 years ago. the october 17th, 1989, quake measured 7.1 on the richter scale. it killed 67 people, injured more than 2,500, and caused $7 billion in damage. >> is that the one, if i remember correctly, that struck during the world series? is that the one? >> it was the fall classic, always in october. >>> here's a look at your weather. it's going to be a very windy day in the northern plains. the upper midwest will see showers and possibly thunderstorms. severe weather is a threat in little rock and memphis. >> very warm temperatures from texas to southern california. dallas at 87, which is 10 degrees above normal. a lot of 60s in the middle of the country. honolulu, miami, new orleans, three wonderful places, they're all at 85 degrees. >> it's going to be warm where you're headed too. >> yes, indeed. >> apple is apparently ready for another big product rollout. it is set for next tuesday. >> and all the techies and people in the know out there think that's when apple is going to introduce a smaller version of the ipad.
Oct 22, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: here's poster boy, jay shafer. >> oh, it is small. >> reporter: this model micro apartment in san francisco, toured by our own ceclia vega. >> you can almost from the bathroom reach and grab something in the fridge. >> reporter: that place is just 150 square feet. the world's population is exploding, we're getting bigger. will we soon be vacationing in japanese-style capsule hotels, driving the miniscule peel p50, and stroking descendents of mr. peebles, the world's smallest cat? the average family home in the u.s. is shrinking, but it's still over 2,300 square feet. that 15 times the size of our polish pied-a-terre. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> and we want to remind you, tonight is the big showdown between president obama and mitt romney. 9:00 p.m. eastern, 6:00 pacific. george stephanopoulos and i and the entire political team will be right here. thank you for watching, and we will see you again soon.
Oct 10, 2012 1:40am PDT
to the northern great lakes. showers from san francisco to san diego. >>> 70s in sacramento and much of the rockies. 60s in the pacific northwest. mostly 50s in the midwest. >>> some new insight this morning into the mystery of stonehenge. artwork in the ancient landmark that we've never seen before. >> researchers scanning the stone circle with 3-d lasers found layers of faded art, dozens of prehistoric carvings embedded so deep it can't be seen with the naked eye. the discovery suggests that more effort was put into creating this side of stonehenge, possibly because most ancient people would have approached from that direction. >> huh. who knew? >> interesting. >>> well, coming up -- a big night last night on "dancing with the stars," the dreaded double elimination. we'll tell you who is out ahead in "the skinny." >>> first, if this doesn't get your blood boiling, airport outrage. a dying woman experience is a humiliating pat down at the hand of tsa agents. what they did to her and how the agency is now responding. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" w
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. fremont 72. san jose only 69. and downtown san francisco 65 degrees. so what is going on this weekend? we'll get lots of details in the second -- i have some video to show you. we have the blue angels in town, eet week hitting the climax this weekend. the blue angels putting on their show tomorrow at 12:30. sunday's show begins at noon. i do think the weather will cooperate for the blue angels and that show in the sky. how about some
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